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Reading, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We booked a normal double room with the Superior Upgrade package. On arrival the hotel does look a little tired from the road, but there is plently of parking and the views across the road are stunning. Inside the hotel is a lot more modern and attractive. The staff checking us in were very helpful and told us where and... More 

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CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for such a detailed review of your recent stay with us, it really is appreciated. I am pleased to read that you have chosen to highlight so many positives along with a couple of areas of improvement so again thanks for this. Disappointed to hear of the problems in the restaurant and I will speak to... More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

stayed for a couple of nights had a lovely family room. Staff very polite and even though the place was busy with a wedding didnt have to wait at the bar etc. We really enjoyed the Leisure facilities an added bonus the water was also lovely and warm have used a few heated pools where the water is still too... More 

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1 Thank Res1996
CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for firstly choosing to stay with us, and secondly for taking the time to share your fantastic feedback. Hope to welcome you back to the hotel on your next visit to Edinburgh. Regards Simon and Team More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Stayed here several times before and have always found standards to be high, staff are brilliant despite being run ragged trying to cover all areas. Our room was lovely as always and in a quiet part of the hotel there were 2 weddings on and we didn't hear a thing brilliant! On the negative side the bathroom roof had had... More 

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2 Thank Donna J
CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thanks for the detailed feedback, the team really are a credit to the hotel so appreciate you highlighting this. Disappointing to read that you encountered several issues in regards to the bathroom, I will personally review this with my Housekeeping Manager as this is certainly not to our usual standard. It is however a real positive to read... More 

Brighton, England
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

This hotel is a bit tired around the edges (the common areas) but the rooms are large, clean and comfortable and are quite modern. The bed was very comfortable and the power shower in my bathroom was amazing! A bit pricey but overall it's worth it.

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1 Thank Frank121
CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Firstly thanks for choosing to stay with us at the Edinburgh Capital Hotel, and secondly for taking the time to complete your recommendation. Kind Regards Simon and Team More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Stayed here on sat well what a great place this.when arrived was greeted with a big smile everything explained to me regarding facility's and restaurant. rooms are amazing and i mean amazing the size of my room was as i say amazing. very clean and bright and so spacious with lovely views. breakfast is well worth having plenty to choose... More 

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CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with the Trip Advisor community, I will certainly make sure that Rachel receives your comments, and as a relatively new Receptionist this will undoubtedly bring a even bigger smile to her face. Thanks again. Simon and Team More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We stayed recently for a night after arriving in Edinburgh and before leaving for our cottage. The room was quite large and well kept up with a very comfortable bed. Food in the restaurant was excellent and the breakfast was great. The food included the traditional English breakfast plus blood pudding and Haggis,along with great pastries.We'll stay again the next... More 

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CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Wow, that's some review thanks for your kind words, the Chef is delighted to hear that the breakfast was worthy of a special mention. Hope to welcome you again on your next trip to Edinburgh. Regards Simon and Team More 

north wales
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2014

My wife and myself Spent two nights mid week, staff friendly and very helpful, good location outside the city with plenty of secure parking in the hotel, good rooms. Good breakfast with plenty of choice, evening meals very good. All in all a very comfortable and relaxed stay.

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CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer. Delighted to read your comments this morning, the team especially the Chef will be pleased by your highlighting of both the breakfast and evening meal options. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Regards Simon and Team More 

new york
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186 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2014

The property may look older from the outside, but my room (can't remember the #) looked newly decorated and was very nice. Room was very clean and quiet, despite being next to the parking area. A little confusing layout with the stairs and all, but I for one would rather have this and use stairs for a floor up or... More 

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CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Very pleased to read that the hotel was to your liking and that you enjoyed your stay with us, I will certainly pass your comments onto the team. Regards Simon and Team More 

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for the first time in a long time & the room was fantastic - clean & airy even though it was in a basement - that's improved since my last visit. We had dinner at the hotel which was lovely & the staff were great. Hope to be back soon

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CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Very pleasing to read that we have yet again provided you with a memorable experience for all the right reasons, I will certainly pass your comments onto the team. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Regards Simon and Team More 

Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

My wife and I stayed in this hotel for 4 nights. The hotel is about 5 miles from the centre of Edinburgh, but is well seved by bus services which run roughly every 15 minutes.The cost is £1.50 single, or you can get a whole day ticket for £3.50 and you can travel on any route for 24 hours -... More 

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CapitalManager, General Manager at Edinburgh Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for the detailed feedback of your recent stay, very pleasing to read that the both our breakfast and dinner options were to your liking, and even more pleased to read that you highlighted both Michelle and Magda as standing out in terms of friendliness, I will certainly pass on your comments. Hope to welcome you back... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Westview Restaurant
Westview Restaurant
Cuisines: European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Edinburgh Capital Hotel has great views across the west of the city and enjoys close proximity and easy access to Edinburgh Airport, Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh Zoo. You are never too far away to explore the sights and sounds of the historic City of Edinburgh. Stylish and comfortable guestrooms with free WiFi, extensive leisure club and substantial free car parking. Westview Restaurant and Bar offers good food at great prices. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Number 26 bus operated by Lothian Buses runs a regular service into the City Centre. Whether your stay is business or pleasure, Edinburgh Capital is the perfect choice for a memorable visit to the City. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edinburgh Capital Hotel

Address: 187 Clermiston Rd | Corstorphine, Edinburgh EH12 6UG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $69 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh Capital Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 111
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Also Known As:
Best Western Edinburgh
Edinburgh Best Western
Edinburgh Capital Hotel Scotland
Hotel Style:
#40 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#45 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#54 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Ask for a room not facing the road”
 of 5 bubbles jimlindaewen, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 408 was nice and quiet. But facing front car park of hotel, but not a problem for us, it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles hemelheskey, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother”
  • filthy carpet
  • Uncomfortable bed
  • Headboard
  • Stained headboard
 of 5 bubbles Welshdaffodil1968, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the Hotel had better views.”
 of 5 bubbles 622rocky, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesbonella1, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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